Athletics: Greg Cox announced as new Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

Athletics: Greg Cox announced as new Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

NORTHFIELD, Vt. - Norwich University Director of Athletics Tony Mariano has announced the hiring of Greg Cox as the new strength and conditioning coach for Norwich Athletics.

"I am pleased to announce the hiring of Greg Cox as our new Head Strength and Conditioning Coach here at Norwich," Mariano announced. "Greg comes to us with a wide variety of experiences at the collegiate level and has worked with student-athletes in all divisions." Mariano continued, "his educational background and his ability to relate to our student-athletes will have a positive effect on our overall strength and conditioning program here at Norwich."

Greg Cox arrives in Northfield by way of Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut where he served as assistant strength and conditioning coach for two years. While there he handled the training programs for ten of Trinity's sports, including the 2018 National Champion squash team. Prior to Trinity, Greg spent two years at Sacred Heart University in the same capacity. He's also done work with Prentiss Human Performance, the Chinese Ice Hockey Association, the University of Wisconsin, East Stroudsburg North High School, K-Strength Sports Training, and Quinnipiac University. 

"I'd like to thank Tony Mariano and the rest of the athletics staff at Norwich for giving me the opportunity to work in this position," Cox said. "I'm looking forward to the challenges that a place like Norwich brings. I plan on bringing all of my previous experiences into play in an effort to further advance the strength and conditioning department and the athletes here at Norwich."

Cox received his undergraduate degree in exercise science from William Paterson University in 2013 before going on to receive his master's degree in exercise science from East Stroudsburg University two years later. He is an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and holds a certificate as a Reflexive Performance Reset Level 1 Coach.

In his new capacity at Norwich, Cox will be responsible for the strength training and aerobic conditioning of Norwich athletes from all 20 varsity sports, as well as dealing with injury prevention and proper exercise mechanics.